New Arizona health insurance law permits religious employers to cut birth control coverage

Governor Jan Brewer Arizona Insurance News

Critics are calling this change in medical plans an attack on women. On Friday, May 11, 2012, Governor Jan Brewer signed a bill that reduced the Arizona health insurance rules for the coverage of contraception, in a move that has caused a tremendous amount of controversy in the state. Those supporting the bill are calling it a religious freedom in the state. The new measure states that employers that are formally identified as a religious organization will be permitted to eliminate the coverage of contraception that is used for the…

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